Governor Greg Abbott has announced his intention to appoint attorney Jane Bland to the Texas Supreme Court.
On Monday, Abbott announced the pick of Bland to replace Justice Jeff Brown on the Texas Supreme Court. Bland currently works with Vinson & Elkins, but previously served twenty years as a trial and appellate judge. Bland also served as a civil trial court judge in Harris County.
Aside from her judicial experience, Bland is also chair of the Oversight Committee for the Texas Pattern Jury Charges and is a member of the Texas Supreme Court’s Rules Advisory Committee.